Sports Day June 2017

Thank you to all who came along to support a very sunny Sports Day.   It was a real scorcher so thank you for being understanding about us cutting things short. Ash, Chestnut and Elm classes took part in various activities which included ladder run, beanbag in hoops and stepping stone. The children were all collecting

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Posted in June 2017

This week in brief…

Pupils in year 2 are completing their maths SATs papers this week.  Find out more information about year 2 SATs on the Elm class page. We are interviewing teachers to cover maternity leave.   Tuesday: The school’s School Improvement Manager and Leading Learning Partner are observing teaching and scrutinising progress and attainment across the school with

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Posted in May 2017

Year 2 SATs

Year 2 SATs will take place over the next two weeks.  These will be done within the children’s normal routine and it is unlikely they will realise that the tests are any different from their normal lessons.   Please ensure your child is present each day and is on time, especially during the next two weeks.  

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Posted in May 2017

SATS TESTS

  Year 6 children will be taking their SATS tests next week at school. All year 6 children are invited to attend breakfast club at school next week free of charge. The children in Year 2 will also be taking tests this month at school; if you have any appointments booked for your child during

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Posted in May 2017

Wild West Drama – Ash, Chestnut and Elm classes

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Posted in April 2017

Year 2 Maths Parent Workshop

Thanks to all of the parents from Elm class that attended our maths workshop yesterday! The children loved having their parents in and it was really useful to show you how we support children learning number facts and provide you with more information about the curriculum. See the photos at the bottom of the page

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Posted in April 2017

This week in brief

This week Monday: Year 2 Maths Workshop Tuesday: Year 1 Maths Workshop Wednesday: Year 4 Ukelele Concert @ 9.20am; Year 4 Exhibition @ 10am; Year R Maths Workshop Friday: Year 6 Maths Workshop. Also, teachers are attending training for PE & Writing Moderation.

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Posted in April 2017

Extraordinary Science Fair!

Pupils shared an eye opening, awe inspiring experience with their parents on Wednesday afternoon.   Ash Class (R) Ria: We put milk and colouring on a plate and put fairy liquid in on a cotton bud.  The colour spread! Chestnut Class (1) Eli: We had to put an egg in a bag and try to wrap

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Posted in March 2017

Elm Class Assembly

On Thursday Elm performed in their Class Assembly giving everyone a chance to discover what they had been up to throughout the year so far. They told us school trips to Farnborough Library and Marwell Zoo. They gave facts on their History topics and interviewed Samuel Cody and performed a play about how the Great Fire

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Posted in March 2017

Sing Up Afternoon at Cherrywood

On Wednesday March 22nd Cherrywood School celebrated Sing Up Day, a special day set aside to celebrate the power of music through singing. Groups from across the world, from Primary Schools to Secondary Schools, community choirs to families, came together to sing the Sing Up Anthem ‘Let Love Shine Through’ a song celebrating individuality, uniqueness

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Posted in March 2017

Come and join your child in maths!

In the next few weeks all classes will have joint pupil-parent maths session run by their class teacher and Miss Culverhouse (Maths Leader at Cherrywood). You will soon receive an invitation from your child with all of the details.  We urge you to come along, find out what your child needs to learn this year

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Posted in March 2017

Year 2 Parent Maths Workshop

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Posted in March 2017

Multi-Skills Event (KS1)

Pupils from year 1 and 2 went to Samuel Cody yesterday to take part in a multi-skills sports event yesterday!  They had a brilliant time and cannot wait to join in the next event. Children really enjoyed taking part in the variety of games: dribbling and scoring a goal, rolling a ball to hit the

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Posted in March 2017

Fire Safety Visit – Year 2

This morning the Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service visited Elm class to deliver some essential safety messages and share their key role in our community.  Please discuss the visit with your child and visit their website below: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service – Kid Zone Website

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Posted in March 2017

Fire Service in to work with Year 2

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Posted in March 2017

Year 2 get theatrical!

Year 2 have been trying out their acting skills this morning.  Their English text has been Strega Nona (information below).  They were shown the first part of the story and had to predict what might happen next.  Above are photographs of their depictions of Strega Nona and Big Anthony. Ask your child about their ideas…

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Posted in February 2017

Year 2 had a ‘whale’ of a time reading to their parents today!

Thanks to the many parents and carers of Elm class pupils that came to their reading workshop the afternoon.  The children thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to read to their parents with all of their friends. Mrs Plascott’s presentation notes can be found here. Find more information on how you can support your child with reading at home

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Posted in February 2017

We’re going to the zoo, zoo, zoo…..! Year 2 Trip

Year 2 had a fantastic time at Marwell Zoo today!  From penguins to flamingos, from giraffes to tigers… Elm class have seen it all.  They were enthralled by the park keeper’s talk on habitats.  Ethan had a soft spot for the mongoose!.  Cockroaches and rats were handled by all and were not as scary as

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Posted in February 2017

Year 2: Community Services

This week Elm Class have been learning about the services in their community.  They are able to identify who can help them:  the police, the fire service and teachers! Elm talked about the responsibilities of different people outside of school – Who keeps the streets tidy outside school? (part of it is our own responsibility, e.g.

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Posted in February 2017

Year 2 Parent Bedtime Reading Event

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Posted in January 2017